To be a well-favoured man is the gift of fortune; but to write and read comes by nature.

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Profession: Dramatist
Nationality: British

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She's beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is a woman, therefore to be won.

Journey's end in lovers meeting - Twelfth Night.

Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.

Of a certain knight that swore by his honor they were good pancakes, and swore by his honor the mustard was naught. Now, I'll stand to it, the pancakes were naught and the mustard was good, and yet was not the knight forsworn.

Lawless are they that make their wills their law.

There are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered.

I am not yet of Percy's mind, the Hotspur of the North; he that kills me some six or seven dozen of Scots as a breakfast, washes his hands, and says to his wife, 'Fie upon this quiet life! I want work.

The gods are just and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us.

But you, that are polluted with your lusts, Stain'd with the guiltless blood of innocents, Corrupt and tainted with a thousand vices, Because you want the grace that others have, You judge it straight a thing impossible To compass wonders but by help of devils.

I have great comfort from this fellow. Methinks he hath no drowning mark upon him. His complexion is perfect gallows.

We know what we are, but not what we may be.

Cordelia! stay a little. Ha! What is't thou say'st? Her voice was ever soft.

Notwithstanding the prevalent notion that the French poets are the sympathetic heirs of classic culture, it appears to me that they are not so imbued with the true classic spirit, art, and mythology as some of our English poets, notably Keats and Shelley.

If e'er the Jew her father come to heaven, It will be for his gentle daughter's sake; And never dare misfortune cross her foot, Unless she do it under this excuse, 40 That she is issue to a faithless Jew.